Relationships and Peanut Butter “Caramel” Cups

I spend a lot of time reflecting. Summertime reflections typically lead to changes in the upcoming school year. This past summer, I began thinking about how building authentic relationships would affect a student's ability to reach their full potential. It seems I was meant to do a lot of reflecting about relationships this year. Last week, when my dad died…

What’s In Your Pancake?

I know what's in mine! I can even pronounce all of the ingredients! Plus, no hydrogenated fats. No high fructose corn syrup. No bleached flour. No artificial ANYTHING. We're talking the real stuff here, people! Plus...they are rich in nutrients and provide 100% taste bud satisfaction! These are so much better than opening a box of Aunt…

The Simplest Oatmeal Ever!

Okay, maybe opening a package of instant oatmeal, dumping it into a bowl and adding boiling water is easier, but YUCK! You don't want to eat that junk. Here is what I have come up with as the BEST oatmeal base ever! It fills me up without making me feel stuffed. In all honesty, when…

Healthy Swaps

Sometimes I think people don't eat healthy because it feels like too much work. I am here to prove you wrong! Here are 5 super simple swaps (I love alliteration) you can make to healthify (I love making up words) your life. So go ahead, indulge that sweet tooth. You will have a hard time wiping…

Feeling Kinda Green

I'm trying to keep up with all the goodies in my weekly CSA box. And that my friends, is easier said than done! Each week I receive a plethora of leafy greens. Therefore, I am forced to become very creative so nothing goes to waste. Just look what I accomplished with my spinach this week!…